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'''Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell''', (; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British people|British philosopher, mathematical logic|logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate.Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, [ "Bertrand Russell"], 1 May 2003 At various points in his life he considered himself a Liberalism|liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense". He was born in Monmouthshire (historic)|Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in the United Kingdom. In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against British Idealism|idealism".Russell and G. E. Moore broke themselves free from British...
RegionWestern philosophy
Era20th-century philosophy
Birth nameBertrand Arthur William Russell
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1872|5|18}}
Birth placeTrellech, Monmouthshire (historic)|Monmouthshire,Monmouthshire (historic)#Ambiguity over Welsh status|Monmouthshire's Welsh status was ambiguous at this time. United Kingdom
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1970|2|2|1872|5|18}}
Death placePenrhyndeudraeth, Caernarfonshire, United Kingdom
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge (BA, 1893)
InstitutionsTrinity College, Cambridge
SpouseAlys Pearsall Smith (m. 1894–1921)
Dora Russell|Dora Black (m. 1921–1935)
Patricia Russell, Countess Russell|Marjorie "Patricia" Spence (m. 1936–1952
Edith Finch Russell|Edith Finch (m. 1952–1970; his death)
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